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Bill Chappell

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Firm Buys Big Bike-Share Service; Expansion And Higher Rates Seen

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Announcing the deal today, Alta said it would expand its service and raise the annual fee to $149 for its New York customers. The company also operates in other large cities.

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Thieves Tunnel Into Indian Bank Vault — From Across The Street

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

When a bank in northern India opened for business Monday, the staff was surprised to find the strongroom breached from underground. Local media say the crime resembles a movie plot.

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Australia Blocks New Visas From West Africa Over Ebola Outbreak

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison says Australia's steps to keep Ebola from crossing its borders include "temporarily suspending our immigration program, including our humanitarian program."

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CDC Chief Announces New Shift In Ebola Protocols

Monday, October 27, 2014

The new protocol announced by Dr. Tom Frieden on Monday stops short of the mandatory 21-day quarantines imposed by some states. Instead, it relies on individual assessment and close monitoring.

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CVS Pulls Apple Pay, And Many See A Fight Over Mobile Wallets

Monday, October 27, 2014

Rite Aid took the same step, leading many observers to note that the two companies are part of a group of retailers that's developing its own payment system, called CurrentC.

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Chiquita Fruit Company Is Bought By Two Brazilian Firms

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Charlotte, N.C.-based company traces its roots to the 1870s, when American entrepreneurs brought bananas to U.S. consumers from the Caribbean.

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Ronnie Milsap Joins Country Music's Hall Of Fame

Monday, October 27, 2014

Milsap's career ranged from playing on the 1960s Elvis hit "Kentucky Rain" to his own solo success in the '70s and '80s. One of his biggest hits was 1980's "Smoky Mountain Rain."

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N.J. Says Quarantined Nurse Will Be Discharged, Allowed To Leave

Monday, October 27, 2014

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who spent the weekend in mandatory quarantine after arriving in New Jersey from West Africa, will be discharged from the hospital and allowed to leave the state, officials say.

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LeVar Burton Reads 'Go The [Expletive] To Sleep'

Sunday, October 26, 2014

To any over-exhausted parents who suspect they're hallucinating, we assure you: Former Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton gave a reading of the 2011 best-seller this weekend.

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Many Tunisians Vote In Key Test Of Arab Spring's Legacy

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Voter turnout has been reported at around 60 percent of the electorate, as Tunisians cast votes in their country's first full parliamentary election Sunday.

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Christie Defends Quarantine And Jabs At CDC Over Ebola

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Dr. Anthony Fauci, leader of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, disagrees, says the quarantine could hamper efforts to combat the deadly outbreak in West Africa.

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Nurse Criticizes Quarantine After Negative Ebola Test, Hires Lawyer

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Kaci Hickox says she doesn't have a fever; a preliminary blood test came back negative for Ebola. She reportedly hired a civil rights attorney to work for her release Sunday.

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Brazil Picks New President In A Tight Race Of Stark Contrasts

Sunday, October 26, 2014

The race has come down to competing visions for the future of Latin America's largest economy, put forth by leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff and center-right challenger Aecio Neves.

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EU Stress Test Finds 25 Banks Need To Shore Up Reserves

Sunday, October 26, 2014

The total shortfall was measured at €24.6 billion, or around $31.2 billion. Officials say that some banks have already made up the shortfall, which is based on a snapshot of data taken last December.

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U.S. Marines Leave Afghanistan, Along With British Force

Sunday, October 26, 2014

The coalition base in southern Helmand Province was first established nearly 6 years ago. For Britain, the day brought an end to 13 years of military operations in Afghanistan.

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Iran Executes Woman Who Said She Stabbed Man Who Attacked Her

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Reyhaneh Jabbari's execution had been postponed several times since 2009. She was arrested in 2007 over the death of a man who once worked in Iran's Ministry of Intelligence.

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Federal Agencies Recognize Gay Marriages In 6 More States

Saturday, October 25, 2014

With the addition of Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming, the federal government now recognizes same-sex marriage in 32 states and the capital.

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Jack Bruce, Bassist And Singer For Cream, Dies At 71

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Playing alongside Eric Clapton on guitar and Ginger Baker on drums, Bruce sang such hits as "Sunshine of Your Love," "White Room" and "I Feel Free."

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'Near-Space Dive' Sets New Skydive Record, 25 Miles Above Earth

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Google's Alan Eustace fell from an altitude of more than 135,000 feet, plummeting for some 15 minutes. The jump broke the record of 127,852 feet that Felix Baumgartner set in 2012.

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New Incan Find One-Ups Peru's Famous 12 Angle Stone

Saturday, October 25, 2014

The find was announced by Peru's Ministry of Culture, which says the 13-angled stone was part of a water system that irrigated a strategically important area southeast of Lima.

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